King Jehoiachin - Christmas Story Devotional
Day 5 – King Jehoiachin’s curse This is a little-known story in the Bible, and yet it makes all the difference in the world. The fate of the nation of Israel and the much talked about prophecy of the Messiah seemed to be doomed after some unfortunate events occur. The nation of Israel fell on hard times after King David’s reign. Their hopes and dreams to be a great nation that would be a blessing to all nations was shattered. By about 600 BC, the nation had become divided and exiled from their homeland because of their idolatry and worship of other gods, something God had specifically warned them against. The magnificent temple that David’s son, King Solomon, had built […]
King David - Christmas Story
  Day 4 – God chooses David to be King From the time of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the nation of Israel greatly increases to over a million people. Their large numbers were seen as a threat, and they were held captive in Egypt for 400 years until God calls Moses to lead the people out of bondage to a place called Mt. Sinai (modern-day Saudi Arabia). There, God gives them instructions for building a tabernacle for worship, and they soon become an organized people with a system of laws and government. Joshua becomes the next leader, and he leads the people into the Promised Land in Canaan, the land God had promised to Abraham. The nation of Israel is […]

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Experience a new and exciting appreciation for the ancient Christmas story we celebrate today. The story of Jesus and the meaning behind the celebration of Christmas is woven throughout the entire Bible - from the beginning of mankind in Genesis to the resurrection of Jesus as told by the apostle John some 4000 years later.

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Sue McCusker is a writer, teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her passion is connecting technology with faith to produce good.